06 June 2017

Regional Focus: Americas


Vacancy announcement: Senior Protection Officer, UNHCR Regional Office for the United States and the Caribbean [info]
- Application deadline is 9 June 2017.


*"Adapting Community Mediation for Colombian Forced Migrants in Ecuador," Conflict Resolution Quarterly, vol. 34, no. 4 (Summer 2017) [preprint]

Border Rights for Refugees: A Multilingual Guide for Refugees Coming to Canada from the US (Immigration Legal Committee of the Law Union of Ontario & No One Is Illegal, April 2017) [text]

"Brazil Preparing for Possible Mass Influx of Venezuelan Refugees," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 19 May 2017 [text]

"Central America's Refugee Crisis Fuels Anti-Hispanic Backlash in Neighborly Belize," The Guardian, 31 May 2017 [text]

 A Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework for Central America (UNHCR, 2017) [text]

Conflict, Violence Continue to Drive Displacement in Latin America: Report (Insight Crime, May 2017) [text]
- Provides analysis of displacement trends in Latin America as reported recently in IDMC's GRID 2017.

An Increasingly Difficult Migration Climate (Lawfare Blog, June 2017) [text]

"A Need for Protection: Canada Eases Asylum Process for More Refugees," Middle East Eye, 30 May 2017 [text]

Special Measures for Forgotten Refugees: Legacy Claimants (Canadian Council for Refugees, April 2017) [text]

Statistics on Refugee Claims Made in Canada (Govt. of Canada, May 2017) [access via CCR]

Le Statut Précaire Prolongé au Canada = Prolonged Precarious Status in Canada (SSRN, May 2017) [text]
- "Document d’orientation présenté au gouvernement du Canada."

Venezuela: Humanitarian Needs from Economic Crisis (ACAPS, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Why Brazil Should Welcome Refugees (Human Rights Watch, May 2017) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (15 May 2017)

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